Jill Snyder Wallace



Jill Snyder Wallace: Human Nature
Maine Fiberarts, Topsham, ME


Jill Snyder Wallace: Embroidered Stories
Emporium Framing and Gallery, S. Berwick, ME

Between Fact and Fiction: Embroidered Stories
Maine Fiberarts, Topsham, ME



Locals Exhibition, Carrabassett Valley Library, Carrabassett Valley, ME

The Lost Art of Handiwork, Museum L-A, Lewiston, ME


Threads of History: A Contemporary Tale. Maine Fiberarts, Topsham, ME

Ply: A New Spin on Fiber Art, Twiggs Gallery, Boscawen, NH

Marvis Cohen Exhibition, Cliff House, Cape Neddick, ME “People’s Choice Recipient”


The Past is Present, Twiggs Gallery, Boscawen, NH

Innovations: Contemporary Art, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham, ME


Fiber Art for the Neck, Maine Fiberarts, Topsham, ME

Word Play, Twigg’s Gallery, Boscawen, NH

SOME Chapter, Embroiderers’ Guild Exhibition
Saco Museum, Saco, ME

Underlying Threads: Interpreting the Textile History of a Mill Town
Maine Surface Design Association
Common Street Arts, Waterville, ME

Area Artists 2015
Juror: Robyn Holman, Curator, Atrium Gallery of Art
Atrium Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME


In and Out of Context: Textile Arts
Jill Snyder Wallace, Guest Curator
Pejepscot Historical Society, Brunswick, ME


Maine Fiberarts at USM
Glickman Family Library’s Reading Room
University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME

Monkitree Gallery, Gardiner, ME

Masters: Contemporary Fiber Art
Maine Fiberarts, Topsham, ME


Carolyn Jenkins Gallery, Concord, NH

Area Artist 2013
Jurors: Dan Mills, Director, Bates College Museum of Art and
Gail Skudera, Internationally-known artist, lecturer and writer

Atrium Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME

SOME Chapter Member’s Exhibition
Embroiderers’ Guild of America
Saco Museum, Saco, ME

The Art of Words
Epsom Public Library, Epson, NH


The Inspired Hand V
Maine Crafts Association Members Exhibition
Atrium Art Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME

Women’s Work 2012: 25th Anniversary Show
Juror: Pamela Callahan, Artist
Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock, IL


Black and White
The Children’s Museum of New Hampshire, Dover, NH

Area Artist 2011
Jurors: Carolyn Eyler, Director of Exhibitions, Univ. of Southern Maine
and Anthony Shostak, Curator of Education, Bates College Museum of Art

Atrium Art Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME


Altering Matters: New Work by Maine Members
Surface Design Association
Atrium Art Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME


Intertwined: Maine Fiber Arts
Lord Hall Gallery, University of Maine at Orono, Orono, ME

Stitches that Bind
Atrium Art Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME

Area Artists 2009 Biennial Exhibition
Jurors: Lois Strickland, Artist and Nancy Romines Walters, Artist
Atrium Art Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME


Contemporaneous Crochet
Merrymeeting Arts Center, Bowdoinham, ME


Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

Area Artists 2007 Biennial Juried Exhibition
Jurors: Kevin Callahan, Owner, Callahan Art Preparatory Services and
Bill Low, Asst. Curator, Bates College of Art

Atrium Art Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME

SOME Chapter, EGA Exhibition
Dyer Library/Saco Museum, Saco, Maine


In Our Hearts and On Our Minds: Women’s Caucus for Art
Jurors: Maureen Ahern, Director, Thorne-Sagendorph Gallery and Ruth Hansen, Artist
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH

Looking Back/Facing Forward: NH Women’s Caucus for Art 10th Anniversary Show
Jurors: Mara Whitzling, Artist; Bob Craven, Artist and Ruth Hansen, Artist
The McIninch Art Gallery, Southern NH University, Manchester, NH


A Common Thread: Innovative Textile Art in Maine
Turtle Gallery, Deer Isle, ME

2004 Biennial Juried Exhibition
Jurors: Sam Cady, Artist; Sharon Corwin, Curator, Colby College Museum of Art and Waqas Wajahat, Asst. Director, Knoedler and Company
Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

Contemporary Maine Fiber Art
Center for Maine Juror: Peggy Whitney Hobbs, Adj. Curator, Lehigh University Art Galleries
Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

Beadwork: The Art of the Intricate
Hall Gallery, USM/LAC, Lewiston, ME

Spring Cleaning
Juror: Susan LaRochelle, Artist
Artstream, Rochester, NH


The Derryfield School, Manchester, NH


Uncommon Threads: New Twists on Textile Art
The 2002 Gloria Wilcher Memorial Exhibition
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

Action/Reaction: Women’s Caucus for Art Juried Exhibition
Juror: Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, Director of Curatorial Affairs, DeCordova Museum
The Art Gallery, UNH, Durham, NH

Still Lives: A Tradition Retold
Juror: Lauren Fensterstock, Exhibitions Developer and Committee
Saco Museum, Saco, ME

Mill Brook Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Concord, NH


Women’s Caucus for Arts Juried Exhibition
Juror: Gerry Auten, Director of Studio Art Exhibition Program, Dartmouth College
New England College Gallery, Henniker, NN

Show Me Your Fish
Union of Maine Visual Artists
Blum Gallery, The College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME

Sew What: Making Sense of Making Things
Pejepscot Historical Society, Brunswick, ME


Biennial Juried Exhibition
Jurors: Mark Bessire, Director, Inst. Of Contemporary Art, Maine College of Art; Linda Earle, Director of Program, Skowhegan School and Katy Kline, Director, Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME

Turning Pages: Celebrating Artist-Made Books
Library Arts Center, Newport, NH


Three Women: Mary B. Huntington, Marguerite Lawler and Jill Snyder Wallace
Chocolate Church Arts Center Gallery, Bath, ME


Indoor/Outdoor Exhibition
Round Top Center for the Arts, Damariscotta, ME


Pushing the Envelope: Innovative Works in Paper
League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Juried Members
The League Gallery, Concord, NH

The Blaine House, Augusta, ME

20th Annual Juried Exhibit/League of NH Craftsmen
Jurors: Libby Cooper, Owner, Mobilia Gallery; Hunter Kariher, Director, American Craft Council and Timothy Rub, Director, Hood Museum
Thorne Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene State College, Keene, NH


37th Annual Summer Juried Exhibition
Jurors: William Manning, Artist; Jason Schoener, Artist and Ann Lofquist, Artist
The Maine Art Gallery, Wiscassett, ME

Art for AIDS Sake
Jurors: Nick Capasso, Asso. Curator, DeCordova Museum; Linda Poras, Curator, Fitchburg Art Museum and
Jane Morgan, Principal, ArtWorks Gallery

85 Green Street, Worcester, MA


Arts for AIDS Sake
Jurors: Paul D’Amato, Photographer/Asso. Prof., Maine College of Art; Anne Harris, Painter/Asso. Prof. Boston Univ. and Meredyth Hyatt Moses, Owner/Director, Clark Gallery
Univ. of MA Medical Center Conference Facilities, Worcester, MA

New Hampshire Art Association/47th Annual Exhibition
Juror: Inez McDermott, Director, New England College Gallery
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH

18th Annual Juried Exhibit/League of NH Craftsmen
Juror: Michael W. Monroe, Director, the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
The Art Gallery at the Paul Creative Art Center,
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH


Modern Love
Juror: Katherine Valvoda, Artist
Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

Assemblage/Collage: Henry Freedman, Allan McCulloch and Jill Snyder Wallace
McGowan Fine Art, Concord, NH

New Hampshire Art Association/46th Annual Exhibition
Juror: Donald A. Rosenthal, Director, Chapel Art Center, St. Anselm’s College
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, NH


5th Annual Lassonde Juried Exhibition
Juror: Carl Belz, Director, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University
Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH

Eat Your Art Out
NH Art Association
Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH


National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Crafts
Jurors: Sandra Brownlee, Internationally-known fiber artist; Grace Nellis, Owner/Director of “Artistic Difference” gallery and Mark Sfirri, Nationally-known furniture maker
Luckenbach Mill Gallery, Bethlehem, PA

Handmade for the 90s
Juror: Edward S. Cooke, Jr., of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

New England Women: Annual Juried Exhibit
Juror: Howardena Pindell, Artist and Co-founder of A.I.R. Gallery
Northampton Center for the Arts, Northampton, MA

National Small Works Exhibition
Juror: Susan Hirschfeld, of the Guggenheim Museum
Schoharie County Arts Council Gallery, Cobleskill, NY

Traveling Exhibitions

2010 – 2012

Dream Rocket Collaborative Panel “Women Can”
National Quilt Museum, Paducah, KY
Houston Public Library, TX
NAEA Conference Exhibit, NYC
Earlyworks Children’s Museum, Huntsville, AL

2009 – 2011

The Perfect Fit: Shoes Tell Stories
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT
The Nicolaysen Museum, Casper, Wyoming
Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY
*Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

2000 – 2001

“Finding a Long Gray Hair”: Reflections on a Poem by Jane Kenyon
The Art Center in Hargate, St. Paul’s School, Concord, NH

“Finding a Long Gray Hair”
Karl Drerup Gallery, Plymouth State College, Plymouth, NH

Visual Reflections on Jane Kenyon’s Poem: “Finding a Long Gray Hair”
Memorial Hall, Rivier College, Nashua, NH


Needle Arts, Quarterly Magazine, Publisher, The Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Volume 46, Number 1, March 2015, In and Out of Context by Jill Snyder Wallace, pages 26 – 33

Uncommon Threads: New Twists on Textile Art, Exhibition Catalogue, Publisher, Currier Gallery of Art, 2002, page 16



Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

“From the East: Asian Textile Forms and Construction’ workshop with Nancy Crasco


Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

‘The Hand’ Conference

2001 – Present

Numerous embroidery workshops sponsored by the Embroiderers’ Guild of America

1988 – 2004

Various workshops in book arts, decorative painting and paper mediums


Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME

‘Baskets’ with Pat Hickman

1988 – 1989

University of New Hampshire, Manchester, NH

Interior Design Certificate

1975 – 77

Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Fine Arts Museum School

1973 – 1974

York Academy of Arts, York, PA

Graphic Design Studio School